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Practically All the Least Healthy Foods Have This One Thing in Common
Health & Wellness  (tags: diet, farming, food, health, government, nutrition, safety, subsidies )

Kathy
- 16 days ago - motherjones.com
This summer, the Midwest's farmers are doing what they do every year, only more so: tending massive plantings of corn and soybeans. This year's corn crop covers 94.1 million acres, a land mass nearly equal in size to California. Soybeans cover 83...
Small Farmers - Not Corporations Like Monsanto - Are the Key to Food Security
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, farming, biodiversity, crops, GMOs, greed, Big Agra )

Freya
- 61 days ago - alternet.org
Humanity has been eating 8,500 different plant species. Today we are being condemned to eat GM corn and soy.
Tell USDA to Stop Genetically Engineered Wheat ACTION US
Health & Wellness  (tags: ge wheat, field testing, health, food, farming, glyphosate, cross contamination )

Nancy
- 288 days ago - action.greenamerica.org
The USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is requesting public comments to proposed changes in the regulation of field trials for GE wheat. Tell the USDA to weigh the full impact of testing GMO wheat and end field testing of this danger-
SIGN THE PLEDGE: DonâEUR(TM)t Buy Produce Grown With Oil Contaminated Water ACTION US
Health & Wellness  (tags: oil industry wastewater, health, toxic water, farming, ecosystems )

Nancy
- 350 days ago - act.couragecampaign.org
A recent scientific study by Water Defense showed that treated oil wastewater being sold to California farmers contained acetone, oil, and methylene chloride -- a known carcinogen -- as high as 56 parts per billion.
Is the Boycott Strategy Working?
Health & Wellness  (tags: corporate, abuse, americans, business, consumers, corruption, cover-up, environment, ethics, farming, finance, humans, money, world, usa, SustainableDevelopment, marketing, politics, news, society, sustainabledevelopment, law, lies, government, economy, d )

Leopold
- 641 days ago - organicconsumers.org
It's boycott time again. With less than two weeks to go before voters in Oregon and Colorado decide on ballot initiatives to require mandatory labeling of foods containing genetically modified organisms (GMOs), the Junk Food Giants are at it again.
The Real Dangers of GMOs Dow Chemical Doesn't Want You to Know About
Health & Wellness  (tags: monsanto, Dow Chemical, health, death, children, toxin, chlorpyrifos, farming )

Nancy
- 655 days ago - salon.com
Data show insecticides can cause significant harm to children. Dow Chemical is trying to convince the EPA otherwise Paul Koberstein, Earth Island Journal
News Update: Kentucky, Feds Reach Agreement On Hemp Imports and Reverses Position on Hemp Seed Seizure
Health & Wellness  (tags: americans, culture, society, family, GoodNews, government, health, law, rights, consumers, economy, farming, investments, labor, investors, news, AlternativeMed, AlternativeMed, health, healthcare, illness, treatment, research, prevention )

David
- 712 days ago - arisitol.com
department will file an application with the federal government for a permit to import hemp seeds, and the federal government will process the Kentucky's application quickly. The federal government also agrees that the process established by the state...
Top 10 Facts You Should Know About Monsanto
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, disease, health, Monsanto, farming, research, prevention, risks, family )

Nancy
- 718 days ago - care2.com
Link to previous post. Came across this again and I always seem to learn more about this company. Many links on this page for additional info.
The Case of The Vanishing Bees
Health & Wellness  (tags: pest-control company had sprayed, covered with a seething mat of bumblebee, The die-off lasted several days, food, health, healthcare, nutrition, news, prevention, treatment, safety, business, consumers, dishonesty, cover-up, corruption, farming, money )

Kelly
- 781 days ago - earthjustice.org
Pesticides & The Perfect Crime: In the widespread bee die-offs, bees often just vanish. One beekeeper calls it the Perfect Crime--no bodies, no murder weapon, no bees. What's happening to the bees?
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED Petition the Chinese Government to Stop the Yulin Dog Eating Festival and Pass Animal Welfare Laws.
Health & Wellness  (tags: activists, world, violence, safety, sadness, politics, media, internet, movies, murder, law, GoodNews, corruption, abuse, money, farming, dishonesty, business, cover-up, corruption, lies, food, disease, illness, prevention, protection, treatment, safety )

Kelly
- 872 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
Edit 23/6/2013: Despite widespread outrage from both within China, as well as the rest of the world, the Yulin festival went ahead as planned this year. The good news is that the Chinese government has started taking note of activist's concerns
Farmers Can't "Coexist" With GMO Pollution ACTION US
Health & Wellness  (tags: gmo pollution, farming, farm aid, health, food, environment )

Nancy
- 882 days ago - farmaid.org
When pollen containing altered genes travels in the wind or on the bodies of pollinators like birds and bees, there's little we can do to stop it from spreading. What's worse, the companies who "own" those genes take no responsibility for the damage...
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED Outlaw the Horrific Dog and Cat Meat and Fur Trade Within China
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, violence, safety, sadness, family, children, abuse, activists, education, murder, media, internet, transportation, environment, corruption, dishonesty, death, corruption, business, cover-up, money, farming, treatment, food, disease, medicine, healt )

Kelly
- 908 days ago - login.live.com
People of the East and West unite to call on the Chinese government to end the horrific dog and cat meat and fur trade within China. International media exposure and Chinese animal protection groups (such as TACN) have revealed the horrifying treatment
Why I'M Still Skeptical of GMOs
Health & Wellness  (tags: Dow, agent orange, gmo seed, money, law, health, weeds, farming )

Nancy
- 932 days ago - motherjones.com
Use of 2,4-D--the less toxic half of the infamous Vietnam-era defoliant Agent Orange--had been dwindling for years, but the rise of Roundup-resistant superweeds has revived it.
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED Nestlé: Stop Trying to Patent and Control the Curative Power of Nigella Sativa.
Health & Wellness  (tags: Sustainabililty, interesting, eco-friendly, conservation, health, organic, ecosystems, world, research, scientists, science, medicine, dishonesty, corporate, corruption, cover-up, economy, business, consumers, money, lies, government, farming, disease, Bo )

Kelly
- 942 days ago - action.sumofus.org
Nigella sativa -- more commonly known as fennel flower -- has been used as a cure-all remedy for over a thousand years. It treats everything from vomiting to fevers to skin diseases, and has been widely available in impoverished communities
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED Stop Mistreating Our Cows!!
Health & Wellness  (tags: business, cover-up, corruption, dishonesty, politics, money, lies, environment, farming, consumers, safety, prevention, healthcare, health, treatment, nutrition, animalcruelty, animalwelfare, abused, animalrights, cruelty, sadness, suffering, conservation )

Kelly
- 942 days ago - change.org
The American Dairy Association and Dairy Council (ADAC) and dairy farms across America have been mistreating cows, separating newborn calves from their mothers and sending them to slaughter,dragging them by their ears and beating defensless cows
 

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